This week, Matt discusses the importance of including an oral health benefit in Medicare and what ADHA is doing to help make it happen. Joining the conversation, Matt’s esteemed guests include Vice President for Grant Making at Care Quest institute, Dr. Michael Monopoli, DMD, MPH, MS, FACD; … [Read more...] about Putting Teeth into Medicare
Previous studies have shown the oral microbiome stays stable unless it is disturbed by medication, disease, low pH, or significant changes in diet. Dysbiosis of the oral microbiome by colonization of aciduric and acidophilic bacteria is associated with dental caries. In a clinical study published in … [Read more...] about Low Microbiome in Populations with a Low and High Prevalence of Caries
Teledentistry from a patient perspective during the coronavirus pandemic The World Health Organization declared a pandemic associated with the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 on March 11, 2020. Due to the pandemic hundreds of thousands of dental practices shutdown and all routine, non-urgent dental … [Read more...] about Teledentistry from a patient perspective during the coronavirus pandemic – Science Sunday
A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence for the Benefits of Teledentistry Teledentistry is a subset of telehealth. It is often utilized as an educational tool as well as to deliver dental care from one geographical location to another in areas with shortages of infrastructure and … [Read more...] about A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence for the Benefits of Teledentistry – Science Sunday
This week Matt Crespin is joined by Danyelle Evans, RDH to talk about her career, and what led her to start Mobile Dental Hygiene of St. George. Danyelle also shares her experiences with the Utah Dental Hygiene Association and Medical Reserve Corps! Episode Highlights Danyelle’s … [Read more...] about Matt Talks With Danyelle Evans, RDH!
How technology can help patients understand their health status and buy in to the solution – Article
With modern advances in technology, many industries are seeing a change in how they operate. Certain concepts that many could not have fathomed in years prior are now becoming realities for medical professionals everywhere. In the case of dentistry, innovation has brought a myriad of positive … [Read more...] about How technology can help patients understand their health status and buy in to the solution – Article